Carol Lingwood and Lizzy Honeybone from the National Theatre talks to us about the dye room. Notice how they have it set up for work; brushes together, sanding gear together, and of course, the tea cups ...

I hope you've had an opportunity to see WICKED, or work backstage; but no matter, if your're interested in the make-up, hair and wigs, you'll enjoy this ...

So, is organic cotton fabric important?

Louise-Coffee Webb curates the FIDM exhibition of 100 years of movie costumes; lets join the tour ...

Jane Clive originally studied Fashion and Textiles, but look how she ended up ...

 

Here's the completel Lion King Behind the Scenes story ...

Costume designer Rob Howell and lighting designer Hugh Vanstone talk about their wonderful work creating the colorful, enchanted and puzzling world of Matilda ...

Matilda

Listen in as costume and makeup designer Kym Barrett shares her creative process fueling the stunning handmade creations showcased in TORUK – The First Flight. We learn that opening night doesn’t signal the end of a designer’s responsibilities, as Barrett and the rest of the cast and crew continuously push themselves to search out improvements that can bring each character one step closer to perfection.

 

A television series like Once Upon A Time employs dozens of people to 'make the magic happen' but it's fun to go behind the scenes and see what the set really looks like...

Designing a batsuit can be rather challenging; for example, the batsuit cape needed to drape beautifully and dramatically for those strong scenes, but for other scenes, it needed to ruffle a bit by a gentle breeze. Enjoy comments from costume Supervisors, costume Coordinators, and costume FX artists along with other costume designers and directors. There is even mention of a victorian mangle which we know as the old fashioned wringer part of the wringer-washer that grandmother may have used. But wait, there's more ...

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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.